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For The SEIU HCPA Training Fund

Knowledge is Power!

The SEIU Healthcare PA Training and Education Fund is an education benefit of the SEIU Healthcare PA union that empowers our participants to improve their lives and move forward in their careers. Our programs are designed to connect with their goals and dreams, to support high quality care and services, and to be ready to face changes in the healthcare industry. 

Your Benefits, Your Way

Are your career goals set in stone, or keeping your options open? Wherever you are on your journey, you've got benefits. Choose a path below to start exploring!


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Who Is Eligible for the SEIU HCPA Training Benefits?

To be eligible for these benefits, you must work in an SEIU Healthcare PA union position at a participating employer. The SEIU HCPA Training Benefits are bargained for in your union contract, and all programs are FREE for participants. 

Don't Have The SEIU HCPA Training Benefits? 

Call SEIU Healthcare PA Member Resource center at 1-800-252-3894 or talk with your union organizer about negotiating this benefit with your employer. Visit the SEIU website for more information about your benefits.

If you are interested in becoming a CNA or healthcare worker within a union bargained position so that you can receive The SEIU HCPA Training Benefits, fill out the Participant Interest Form and tell us about your goals!

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Use Your Benefits to Your Benefit

Know what you want? Use your benefits when you need them; on your time, in your way.  Below is a comprehensive list of our benefits available to eligible participants. Fill out our Participant Interest Form to get started and connect with your Program Specialist.

  • Tuition Assistance

    Get up to $5,000 per year for school! Click here to visit our Tuition Assistance page.

  • CNA Skills Enrichment Course

    Designed for working CNAs who want to gain knowledge, improve their skills, and avoid "compassion fatigue" that many caregivers experience. Earn four marketable certifications in CPR, Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and Dementia Capable Care. This 17 week course is currently fully remote due to COVID-19 restrictions. Fill out the Interest Form to get started!

  • LPN Skills Enrichment Course

    Designed for working LPNs who want to refresh your clinical skills and knowledge, learn new best practices, and strengthen your leadership skills. Earn four marketable certifications in CPR, Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and Dementia Capable Care. This 15 week course is currently fully remote due to COVID-19 restrictions. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more or get started

  • ServSafe Certification

    Many food service employers require ServSafe Certification. Gain this highly marketable certification with us and learn safe food handling, preparation, and technique. Fill out the Interest Form to get started or learn more.

  • Career Exploration and Prep

    Ready for a change, but unsure of your next move? Attend a Career Exploration Workshop where you will explore your options, your learning style, and how to navigate the decisions that come along with taking the next steps in your career. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more.

  • GED Prep

    Pursuing your GED can be challenging, time consuming, and expensive. Our comprehensive GED Prep program is designed to fit your schedule, work with your strengths, and keep you on a consistent track toward receiving your GED. Dedicated students will work with our Program Specialist for approximately 8-24 months until all areas of the GED exam are completed. Fill out the Interest Form  to learn more. 

  • TEAS Test Prep

    Getting ready to take the leap from CNA to LPN? Prepare yourself for the TEAS Test with our prep program. This online program will ensure learners embark on a self-paced and interactive learning experience; in addition to a weekly follow up virtual meeting with a counselor to provide ongoing support and feedback to engage the learning experience of each attendee. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more. 

  • Mentorship Program

    Got leadership skills? Participating in a Mentorship program fosters growth, partnership, and a stable working environment.  Fill out the Interest Form to learn more.

  • CPR Certification

    Save lives with confidence when you enroll with us in the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support CPR certification. Teaches both single rescuer and team dynamics. This certification is valid for 2 years. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more. 

  • Mental Health First Aid Certification

    There is no better time to learn how to effectively assist someone in the midst of a mental health crisis.  In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.  Fill out the Interest Form to learn more. 

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification

    Learn how to safely and effectively recognize and respond to everyday crisis situations. With our Crisis Prevention Intervention instructors, you will learn prevention and de-escalation skills, how to disengage safely, and receive trauma-informed training. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more, or check our our Event Calendar to register for an online certification course. 

  • Dementia Capable Care Certification

    Participants will build the knowledge and skills needed to enable those who are living with dementia to engage in meaningful activities at their best ability, and to reduce the frequency and severity of distress behaviors. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more, or check out our Event Calendar to register for an online certification course. 

  • Online Continuing Education Courses

    Need to brush up on a subject, continuing education credits, or curious to learn something new? Enjoy unlimited access to our accredited online learning platforms: CE Direct and Edmentum. Fill out the Interest Form to learn more. 

  • Virtual Chat Sessions

    Join us online for a comprehensive information session! Ask questions, learn about the benefits available to you, and connect with peers. Check our event calendar or fill out the Interest Form to connect with us! 

I Want to Know More!

Fill out the interest form below to inquire, enroll, or gain access to your benefits.

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Our Impact This Year

  • Employer Partners

    88

  • Certifications Earned

    519

  • Students Enrolled

    1008

  • SEIU Tuition Assistance

    $303,712

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